Friday, 12 August

Aboabo Eid shooting: Report yourself – Police to suspect

Ghana Police

The Manhyia Divisional Police Command in the Ashanti region has urged the prime suspect in the Aboabo Number Two Eid al-Adha shooting incident which led to the death of a 16-year-old boy and injury of another, to report himself to a nearby police station.

The suspect has been identified by the police as Nuhu, who, the command says, is well-known in the community.

The Divisional Police Commander, ACP Kwaku Buah, told Class News’ regional correspondent Elisha Adarkwah that the suspect is currently on the run after the incident.

He said a 30-year-old man, who also sustained gunshot wounds, has been invited by the police and given a statement.

Mr Buah said they have commenced investigations into the incident and would need credible information from the public to act and apprehend the prime suspect.

On Eid al-Adha day, Tuesday, 20 July 2021, the teenager was hit by a stray bullet from guns brandished by a group of young men, as they made fanfare.

The teenage victim, Abdul-Gafar Kassim, was first rushed to the Manhyia Government Hospital but later pronounced dead.

Another person sustained gunshot wounds and was also on admission at the hospital.